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Top 20 (Most Popular) Premium WordPress Themes of 2019
One of the reasons WordPress is so popular is the sheer amount of themes available for almost any niche imaginable. Whether need a small business website or a personal blog, you’re bound to find a theme that suits your needs. Even though there are plenty of great WP themes designed with specific industries in mind, there are also professional multipurpose themes that can be used for any type of website. They are also one of the most popular types of WordPress themes precisely because of their versatility. The top Premium WordPress themes offer versatile design frameworks (like the Infinite WP theme shown here). What Makes Premium Multipurpose WordPress Themes So Great? There are several reasons why a versatile WordPress theme is a top choice for your website:  Use It When You Can’t Find a Theme for Your Industry - In some cases, your niche may be so specific that there aren’t many websites like yours, which results in there being no themes available. Multipurpose themes fill that void with the versatility of their layouts and customization options Consider a Multipurpose Theme if You Can’t Find a Design You Like - Similar to the above, if you can’t find a design that matches your aesthetic, use a multipurpose theme to design the site exactly the way you like it. Premium Versatile WP Themes Often Include Easy Site Building...
How to Build a Responsive, Multi-Level, Sticky Footer with Flexbox
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to use flexbox to create a responsive, multi-level, multi-column footer that sticks to the bottom of the page, no matter what.
What We’re Going to BuildHere’s the demo we’re building. Check out the full screen version to properly appreciate its responsiveness! Feel free to add some content to the <div class="container"></div> to see how the sticky aspect of this footer works too.Flexbox is Great for FootersFlexbox makes it possible to build flexible layouts that naturally adapt to different viewport sizes. Multi-level, multi-column footers are a good example of taking advantage of flexbox’s unique capabilities, specifically: the flex-grow property allows us to stick the footer to the bottom of the page no matter what, the flex-wrap property lets columns automatically wrap based on the viewport size of the user’s device,  the justify-content property makes it possible to display the columns in different arrangements (space-around, space-between, center, etc). Once you’ve explored what flexbox can do for your footer layout, you’ll be free to get creative and see what is possible. Footers are the ideal place to help users continue on their journey; if they’ve reached the bottom of the page but still haven’t found what they were looking for, consider adding: Detailed navigation Calls to action Newsletter signups Social links...
18+ Best Photography WordPress Themes for Creatives (2019)
If you want to promote your photography services, you need a beautiful website. It will allow you to showcase your photography style and promote your packages as well as make it possible for potential clients to book a photography session with you. Thanks to WordPress, creating a photography site is easier than you think. With the help of the right theme and a few plugins, you can create a powerful website that will help you build your brand and feature your photography. One of the best things about WordPress are numerous themes that cover various niches, photography included. In today’s post, we’ll feature the best photography themes for creatives. Best WordPress Photography Themes The photography themes on this list place a high focus on imagery with slideshows, galleries, and grid layouts that are perfect for showing your images. All of the photography WordPress themes are also responsive, which means they will look great on any device and some of theme even include stylish effects and animations that will grab the attention of your visitors. Let’s get started. 1. Tasver Photography -  Full-Screen Photography Theme Tasver Photography - Full-Screen Photography Theme The first theme on our list, Tasver, is a stunning full-screen theme that puts your photos front and center. You can use various gallery layouts to feature your photos as well as make use of several...
Quick Tip: Styling Restricted Content for Online Publishers
Many popular online newspapers (e.g. The Wall Street Journal, Le Figaro, The Telegraph) offer some free content, but require users to purchase a subscription if they want unlimited reading.And in a world where many people expect content on the internet to be free, finding the most suitable payment model is an ongoing challenge for online publishers.“One of the most essential all-time challenges for journalism is its economic sustainability.” – Aurelija Gackaitė Take for example a post from The Wall Street Journal, where users are permitted an excerpt of an article for free, but need to subscribe to gain access to the full piece:In this short tutorial, we’ll use JavaScript to mimic this behavior. First we’ll create a post with restricted content, masked by a gradient, and then we’ll let subscribed users reveal the full post.Here’s our demo: 1. Begin With the Page MarkupWe’ll start by using the article element to represent a typical blog post or newspaper article. We’ll also wrap it inside a .container for setting a maximum page width.
Here’s the relevant markup:<div class="container"> <article class="post"> <header> <h1 class="post-title">...</h1> <div class="post-meta">...</div> </header> <div class="post-content">...</div> <div class="actions"> <p>...</p...
New Course: Figma Grids in Under 30 Minutes
Grids are essential web design tools, and in our new course, Figma Grids in Under 30 Minutes, you'll get a quick but comprehensive introduction to the best ways of using them. Read on to find out more.What You’ll LearnFigma is a superb tool for UI design, and one of the things it’s really good at is creating grids. Using a grid is a vital part of many design projects, so having a tool that simplifies this process will save you a lot of time.In this short course with Adi Purdila, you’ll learn everything you need to know about Figma grids—all in under 30 minutes. You’ll learn the basics, the different types of grids, how to align them, how to create baseline grids to use with text, and more. By the end of this quick half-hour course, you’ll have got to grips with Figma grids and learned some great ways of using them. Watch the Introduction Take the CourseYou can take our new course straight away with a subscription to Envato Elements. For a single low monthly fee, you get access not only to this course, but also to our growing library of over 1,000 video courses and industry-leading eBooks on Envato Tuts+. Plus you can download unlimited items from the huge Envato Elements library of more than 1.1 million creative assets. Create with unique fonts, photos, graphics and templates, and deliver better projects faster.To learn more about Figma, try these popular courses: UI Design...
20 Best Small Business WordPress Website Themes for 2019
If you want to effectively market your small business and reach more potential clients, you need a website. Given that most of us turn to the internet for everything nowadays, a WordPress small business website will increase your chances to be found organically, and will ultimately lead to more clients and greater revenue.When it comes to creating a website for your small business, there is no better choice of platform than WordPress. Not only is WordPress free, but it also gives you complete control over your content, is easy to use, and has a plethora of themes and plugins that make it possible to create any type of website.Best small business WordPress themes on ThemeforestIn this post, we’ll teach you how to choose a theme for your small business website and show you 20 of the best small business WordPress website themes for 2019.How to Choose a Small Business WordPress Theme for Your WebsiteWith thousands of small business templates available, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and frustrated when trying to choose a WordPress theme. Before we dive into our theme roundup, here are a few helpful tips that will show you what features to look for and help you choose the best small business WordPress theme for your site. Responsive design. It (almost) goes without saying nowadays, but one of the most important features to look for in a WordPress theme is responsive design. A...
Tips for Utilizing Infographics on Your Website
The web can be used as a highly visual medium. As such, we have the ability to share ideas in ways that go beyond text, yet still work in conjunction with it. Images can help us articulate our message more clearly. Perhaps no type of image is better at this than the infographic. Its main purpose is to take a concept and explain it in an easy-to-understand, visual manner.“Infographics are perhaps in part a response to the low attention span culture that has emerged over the last couple of decades with the birth of the internet and increased use of smartphones.” – Grace Fussell Today, we’ll take a look at ways to effectively integrate infographics into your website. We’ll discuss the situations and strategies that can help you reach users. Along the way, you’ll see some amazing examples provided by Envato Elements. With your subscription, you’ll gain unlimited access to nearly 1,600 infographic templates and a whole lot more. 1. Show Off Your Skills When placing your resume and portfolio online, it can be difficult to call attention to those items that you really want to emphasize. This is where an infographic can do the talking for you. Use one to clearly identify your skills or the projects that set you apart from the crowd. Music Infographic is a terrific example of how to place your talents at the forefront. The template provides a platform for...
How to Make Your WordPress Theme or Plugin Multilingual-Ready
Multilingual compatibility is a core requirement for any premium WordPress theme nowadays. There are many plugins that offer multilingual tools, but arguably the most popular are WPML and Polylang. Let’s look into them!
Meet the PlayersWPML is a premium-only plugin that makes it easy to build and run multilingual sites. It’s powerful enough for corporate sites, yet simple enough for blogs, and it is very popular among WordPress users. Prices start at $29 rising to $159 at the time of writing. WPML offers so-called “GoGlobal” programs for theme authors to make their items WPML ready. It’s easy to argue that WPML is market leader in the multilingual plugin sphere.“WPML’s Go-Global helps turn WordPress themes into fully multilingual-ready. When we’re done, your clients can use the theme on multilingual sites, easily and smoothly.” – WPML Despite its full list of features WPML is not for everyone, partly due to the lack of a free version. The Polylang plugin, which uses the freemium model, fills that gap. It offers both a free version and premium version. With 400k+ active installs Polylang is the second most popular multilingual plugin.WPML and PolylangComing up In this tutorial I will show how you can make your WordPress theme multilingual-ready. Happily, this is a single process, but will allow your theme to fully support both plugins. WPML is the older of the two, first...
How to Build a Filterable Thumbnail Layout with CSS Grid, Flexbox and JavaScript
In this tutorial, we’re going to take a bunch of photos and turn them into a filterable thumbnail layout. We’ll combine all the latest CSS goodies (CSS Grid, flexbox, and CSS variables) along with some custom JavaScript to build an amazing demo!
Here’s what we’ll be creating: Be sure to check the demo on a large screen (>900px) because at that point the magic happens! Without further ado, grab a cup of coffee and let’s get cracking! 1. Begin With the Page MarkupWe’ll start with a .container which holds the .toolbar element and a list of photos:<div class="container"> <div class="toolbar">...</div> <ol class="image-list grid-view">...</ol> </div>The toolbar layout will look like this:Inside it we’ll place two elements: The search box which allows us to search for a specific photo a list with three options which determine the thumbnail layout. By default the photos appear in grid view, but we can switch to the list view by clicking on the icon in the right corner. Furthermore, each time we are in the grid view, we have the option to change the number of photos which appear per row. To do this, we’ll use a range slider.  Here’s the associated markup for all that:<div class="search-wrapper"> <input type="search" placeholder="Search for photos"> <div class="counter"> Total photos: <span>12</span...
New Course on Using HTML Tables the Right Way in 2019
Using HTML tables for page layout may be outdated these days, but that doesn't mean that tables have no value. In our new course, A Short Guide to Using HTML Tables in the Modern Age, you'll learn how to use HTML tables the right way.What You’ll LearnBack in the day, web pages were built with tables. These were the cornerstone of any layout. Nowadays, we have so many different and much simpler ways of creating layouts: floats, flexbox, grid, and multicolumn. We don’t need tables for layout anymore, but that doesn’t mean they’re obsolete. Far from it—they have a very real and specific use: displaying data.In this course, you’re going to learn why it’s still okay to use tables in modern times and the best ways of doing so. Adi Purdila will show you how to make tables responsive and how to add pagination and sorting. And you'll explore some best practices for accessibility.Watch the Introduction Take the CourseYou can take our new course straight away with a subscription to Envato Elements. For a single low monthly fee, you get access not only to this course, but also to our growing library of over 1,000 video courses and industry-leading eBooks on Envato Tuts+. Plus you can download unlimited items from the huge Envato Elements library of over a million creative assets. Create with unique fonts, photos, graphics and templates, and deliver better projects faster.
18+ Best Fitness WordPress Themes for 2019 Gym & Exercise Sites
When it comes to gyms and fitness clubs, a website can be your best marketing asset. Thanks to attractive and feature-rich fitness WordPress themes, you can create and launch your website in a matter of hours. You can also increase the number of bookings and attract more customers while spending less time on phone bookings.Another benefit of having a website for your fitness club or gym is the fact that you can automate membership fee payments by allowing customers to pay online. You can also promote your gym website on social media and reach even more people in your area.If you’ve been thinking about getting started on your fitness club website design, this post is for you. The Medical, Fitness, Health & Beauty WordPress Themes category on Themeforest has around 500 premium themes for you to choose from. We’ll outline the best below, and share a few marketing tips that’ll help you get your new website noticed!Fitness, Health & Beauty WordPress Themes on ThemforestTop WordPress Fitness Themes for Best Fitness Website DesignsThe themes on this list have attractive and modern designs, which perform well, and offer features such as timetables, booking forms, BMI calculators, and more. 1. TopFit - Fitness and Gym Theme TopFit really is a strong theme, oozing power and confidence. It caters for personal trainers and fitness instructors, and with six...
7 Principles of Good Website Design for Newspaper WordPress Themes
You know your Newspaper theme design is excellent, but how often does someone else say “Wow! Outstanding!”? Possibly never. Great design is (almost) invisible; a natural experience, so users barely notice that they’re using and enjoying it. There are three major components to every Newspaper WordPress Theme that give end users (readers) what they’re looking for:  content design content usability website performance (page loading speed) Discerning website owners choose newspaper themes that help them solve all these points without hassle.In this article we’ll dive into seven principles for designing a quality newspaper theme. I’ll use some popular Newspaper WordPress themes on Themeforest as case studies, along with some of the heavy-hitters in the mainstream media.
1. Make it Simple to Create ContentIn the news industry, bloggers, vloggers, journalists, and content writers focus their attention on creating content that’s ready to amaze the audience. Very few of them have web design or coding skills, so building their websites with WordPress can be a challenge–they’ll love you if you give them an easy way to create, design, and publish their content.A good solution for these problems can be found in one of Themeforest’s most popular themes for news. Newspaper WordPress Theme is a best-selling blog, news, and magazine theme. It includes a custom click-and-drag page builder...

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Jun 24 2019